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Amal Clooney: Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating Person of the Year
Amal Clooney , George Clooney’s beautiful new wife, was chosen as the most fascinating person of 2014. Formerly Amal Alamuddin, most people know very little about her. Amal managed to do the seemingly undoable, locking down a man thought to be one of the world’s most determined bachelors. In fact,
Champion Boxer Vitali Klitschko's Next Fight Could Be for President of Ukraine
A world champion boxer who once lived in Los Angeles and whose brother is engaged to "Nashville" actress Hayden Panettiere is expected to make a run for the Ukrainian presidency this spring, following months of turmoil in the country. Vitali Klitschko led the opposition party in Ukraine during
Did Games meet Russia's goals?
SOCHI, Russia -- A Russian man shouted into his phone from inside a gondola coming down the mountain. "Lena, what?" he asked in Russian. "You weren't paying attention? You don't care? We won gold. A gold medal, Lena!" Team Russia had just won the men's biathlon relay, one of the final competitions
Former Ukrainian PM Tymoshenko Vows 'I Will Run for President'
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko emerged from prison today as defiant as ever, thanking the people for her freedom after 2 1/2 years behind bars, and vowing she would "make it so that no drop of blood that was spilled will be forgotten." Tymoshenko, who was convicted of abuse of
Why Ukraine's Former Prime Minister (and Her Hair) Are So Important
A momentous deal signed today by Ukraine’s parliament put an end to weeks of protests and violence in the country and, perhaps as importantly, freed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, she of the famous hair braids. The golden crown on Tymoshenko’s head has become iconic during...
Deal Signed to End Crisis in Ukraine
Ukraine peace deal not enough say protesters as fight breaks out inside parliament.
What's Happening in Ukraine? The Idiot's Guide Explainer
More than a quarter of a million people have been protesting on the streets of Kiev. They've been largely peaceful, but they've set up barricades around Independence Square to keep riot police out. They've also set up barricades around government buildings and many have occupied City Hall. They say
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko Suspected in Murder Case
Former Ukrainan Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko , , a galvanizing figure in the Orange Revolution of 2004, has been named a suspect in the murder of a powerful businessman and lawmaker and three others in 1996. Supporters of Tymoshenko, who is serving a seven-year sentence in a separate case, say
Brawl Erupts in Ukraine's Parliament
It didn’t take long before things turned ugly in Ukraine’s newly elected parliament. Before a batch of lawmakers could be sworn in on Wednesday, a fist fight broke out between pro-government and opposition members. The scuffle broke out after opposition parliamentarians accused two members of...
2012's Most Compelling International Elections
As voters in the United States have just cooled down from the 2012 election season, contests across the globe are just heating up. From Ukrain's disputed election, to Egypt, which held its first democratic election in centuries, a stream of countries are set for or have held highly contentious and